Study for your PhD in New Zealand and you’ll be learning in a university that is rated among the top 3% in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. New Zealand offers an incredible study package to PhD students: you’ll pay the same fees as domestic students and you may be able to work while you study. New Zealand make it easy to bring your family with you. You’ll be able to enrol your children as domestic students in New Zealand’s free state schools, and your partner or spouse can apply for an open work visa.